http://www.gamasutra.com/php-bin/news_index.php?story=22456 This is the fifth entry in my series of video "lectures," made in association with Gamasutra and James Portnow, game designer and founder of Divide By Zero Games. I can be reached at floydo_animation at yahoo dot com. You can reach James at jportnow at gmail dot com. Presented by Gamasutra! Topics: video, games, choice, presentation, lecture, daniel, floyd, zero, punctuation, gamasutra, james,...
http://www.edge-online.com/blogs/the-power-tangential-learning The third entry in my series of video "lectures," made in association with EDGE and game designer James Portnow. Format inspired by Zero Punctuation reviews. For the first time, NOT made to be presented in a classroom. I can be reached at floydo_animation at yahoo dot com. Topics: video, games, tangential, learning, presentation, lecture, daniel, floyd, zero, punctuation, edge,...
A quarter of the way into 2013, the 2012 /v/GAs were finally finished, streamed and now uploaded. There are way too many people to thank personally in this description, but it couldn't have been done without all our voice actors, skit submitters and behind-the-scenes crew. Check out the credits page on the website for the full details, and the winners page if you don't feel like watching over 90 minutes of this shit just to see who won the actual... Topic: video games
This episode is interspersed with interviews of females displaying their knowledge and opinions of games and gaming terminology. After learning that Kyle had a girlfriend, Jeremy is challenged to prove that he can also attract women. He attempts to attract them with various techniques, which usually have something to do with gaming skills and strategies. After a misunderstanding with a homosexual guy, he makes one last try and leaves. Back home, he claims to have met a girl who actually kissed... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, Girls
This is the video intro from SimCity 2000 Special Edition. There was no video included in any of the previous versions of the game since none of them had appeared on CD-ROM. The CD Collection subtitled as "Special Edition" was released with these videos appearing before the main menu - showing the old Maxis logo subtitled "Software Toys" and a short video introducing the game. In addition WillTV, the interviews with Will Wright, were also new content for the game, and are... Topics: SimCity 2000, Maxis, Intro, In game video
The first episode of Pure Pwnage, introducing Jeremy and Kyle. Jeremy explains why he is making this show, and how he lives. By making this show, he believes that he can help any given person be more like him, and less of a "noob". After this introduction, Jeremy visits an Internet forum and replies to posts he sees as unreasonable, or foolish. After going out for a meal, he comments on a "Free Tibet" protest, using RTS terminology. Finally, Jeremy resumes playing video... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, Skills, Ownage, noob
Jeremy has been admitted to the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health in a comatose state, believing himself to still be in the game (WoW). He has flashbacks of his experience playing WoW with Anastasia. Jeremy has a gaming-related epiphany and awakes from the coma. At the end, the Pure Pwnage friends innocently hold a barbecue, and all seems well. However, a mysterious man, who has been secretly following Jeremy throughout the series, sends a troubling e-mail, ordering an unnamed receiver to... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, World of Warcraft
Jeremy "graciously" lets Kyle show a short film he made in film school, titled "Strong Man, Angry Man". After viewing the short film, Jeremy laughs and sarcastically mentions to Kyle that the film was "pretty good". Next, Jeremy insults Kyle’s camera skills, and claims that Kyle’s films will never pwn. They end up having an argument, causing Kyle to depart with his camera. He decides to start filming Doug instead, but Doug loses to a noob, due to lag, and... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, friends, mates, lag
Things are going well in the lives of Jeremy and Kyle. The two are even invited by local TV station executives to discuss the possibility of bringing the Pure Pwnage show to television. Jeremy, much to Kyle’s dismay, quickly ruins the proposition by taunting the TV executives and getting dismissed. The two then go to visit Anastasia. Along the way, a little dog begins to follow them. Anastasia greets the two at her door, and, seeing Jeremy in his suit from his earlier meeting with the TV... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, TV executives, Big Bad, Power Glove
Jeremy begins the show with a homage to Strong Bad E-Mails from the Homestar Runner Internet series. Jeremy and Kyle have moved out of their mother's house, and are living in their own Spartan apartment. Jeremy has been unable to play video games, due to the lack of a powerful PC or a television for console gaming. Instead, Jeremy focuses on improving his RL skills, such as cooking and holding a job, though he fails at each endeavour. Doug comes over as an attempt to cheer Jeremy up, but their... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, Strong Bad, Homestar Runner, MySpace
The startup/intro movie for Max Payne 2, a simple montage reloading from a mid-level point, showing the producers and the games title, before the main menu. In the segments list you can download the original bik file as well as the converted MPEG4 version. Topics: May Payne 2, Remedy Entertainment, Intro, In game video
The "Gameplay" video from Psychonauts, available to watch in the game if you leave the main menu unattended for too long, and showcases the variety of gameplay in Psychonauts. Available to download is the original BIK file and the converted MPEG4 version in the segments list. Topics: Psychonauts, Double Fine Productions, Gameplay, In game video
A short machinima music video released in December 2007. It features a character reflecting on his early-level days in the World of Warcraft land of Dun Morogh, and his longing for home during Christmastime. See the segments for the lyrics. Included is the MP3 file and the music video itself. Topics: Pure Pwnage, World of Warcraft, Machinima, Music Video, Christmastime
Jeremy and Doug have started to play video games together again, just like they did before their feud. Jeremy receives an ominous phone call, foreshadowing events to come. Faced with the approach of LANageddon, Jeremy and Doug teach each other about their respective mastered game genres: Jeremy instructs Doug about RTS games while Doug returns the favour by informing Jeremy about FPS games. Eventually, they arrive at LANageddon where they sign up for the CS:S tournament. The two easily win each... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, World of Warcraft, Lanageddon
The video intro for the game Max Payne, showing with some dramatic music some of the fight scenes from the game and the title. This played before the main menu appeared on the PC version. Topics: Max Payne, Remedy Entertainment, Intro, In game video
The episode opens with a short parody of Zero Punctuation called "Zero Coordination - on the n00b effect." The real episode begins with Doug and Dave mysteriously negotiating. Shifting one week back to Sunday where Jeremy and Dave are playing Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Dave's student sits and watches. Jeremy mentions that Teh_Masterer has created an 'Exchange Program' where pros come over and are assigned to uber-pros, with the purpose of becoming a better gamer, or "more... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, Call of Duty 4, Zero Punctuation
The startup logos and the introduction video from Psychonauts on the PC - played when the player first starts the game, setting off the initial story immediately. Included are the original BIK files and the MPEG4 converted versions, see the segment list for download details. Topics: Psychonauts, Double Fine Productions, Intro, In game video
Jeremy's computer has been confiscated by his mother, so he has intentions to spend the night playing CS:S at Dave's place. However, Kyle wants him to meet up with a girl named Anastasia before going to Dave's. Once he meets her, he realizes that she is the girl who kissed him in Episode 2, only nobody believed him at the time. After their second encounter, Jeremy has a strong desire to see Anastasia again. Despite his strong disliking of Warcraft and MMORPGs, he decides to buy World of... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, World of Warcraft, CS:S
A short set of concept art shots with accompanying music in a "Making of" video, taken from the PC release of Beyond Good and Evil, the video was included with the game. You can download the MPEG-4 converted file, or the original .bik (Radgames Bink) file. Topics: Beyond Good and Evil, Ubisoft, Making Of, In game video
Episode 14 features mainly Jeremy, Dave (Dawei), Anastasia, and Kyle. It begins with Jeremy getting up early to eat the breakfast that Dave has made. Shortly after, Jeremy initiates Dave's "training" by playing Dead or Alive 4 (DOA4). Kyle argues that they are not doing anything meaningful for the show, so they reluctantly go outside to play Frisbee. Later on, as Jeremy and Kyle walk in the streets, they find themselves in a Gay Pride parade during Pride Week. That night, Anastasia,... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, C&C3, DOA4, The Burning Crusade, Cooking
The "Previously On Max Payne" video for Max Payne 2, explaining the core plot and exploits in the original Max Payne needed for the sequel (leaving out several details of how the game progressed, but naming all the necessary main characters). The segments list provides the original BIK file and the converted MPEG4 version. Topics: Max Payne 2, Remedy Entertainment, Cutscene, Previously, Sequel, In game video
The episode starts off with a spoof of the machinima Red vs. Blue using Command & Conquer: Generals - Zero Hour. After this, Jeremy loses to a noob in Zero Hour and must then visit the mysterious master gamer known as Teh_Masterer. Teh_Masterer provides Jeremy the next level training, in which the student learns a valuable lesson: "If one wants to truly pwn, one must pwn in all games". A parody of Kill Bill ensues and the episode reaches its climax with an epic micro battle. This... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, Teh_Masterer, Half-Life 2, Kill Bill, Parody
Jeremy begins by visiting two friends that are from "Europia or whatever" who translate messages for all the "Germanic" and "Hollandaise" fans of the show. Jeremy complains about EA, the company that develops and produces his favorite game, Command & Conquer: Generals - Zero Hour. Jeremy expresses his disappointment that EA discontinued support for Zero Hour. Afterwards, Jeremy comes across his old friend Doug (a.k.a. "FPS Doug") in a parking lot, who... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, FPS Doug, Command & Conquer, Command & Conquer: Generals
After reconciling, Jeremy and Anastasia spend most of their time together playing separate games in Jeremy's apartment. Later, en route to meeting Doug, Jeremy must flee from a group of enthusiastic Pure Pwnage fans. Doug reveals that he is carrying his Sega Master Light Phaser, and displays that it is functional in RL. Suddenly, teh_masterer calls Jeremy from a nearby pay phone, telling him to go to the Netherlands. Immediately, the scene switches to a council of mysterious people who discuss... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, Micro, Sega Master Light Phaser, Netherlands, Hair
On Wednesday continuing from Part 1, Jeremy is in bed looking depressed. He doesn't get up and tells Kyle to fuck off. The next day Jeremy is now under the bed covers and Kyle is trying to force Jeremy awake to make the show. Jeremy refuses at first but he says that he will only do the show under the bed covers. Kyle goes under the bed covers to film Jeremy and Jeremy farts, making Kyle disgusted. After the opening theme, he finally gets up and checks his messages. The three messages are all... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, Zero Hour, Wii Tennis, Super Smash Bros. Brawl, Mario Kart Wii
A "sequel" presentation made for a Media Theory class at SCAD, and the second episode of my game lecture series. Inspired by the format of Zero Punctuation reviews. Based on "Sex in Video Games" by Brenda Brathwaite and writings by James Portnow and Leigh Alexander. Made to be presented in a classroom. I can be reached at floydo_animation at yahoo dot com. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: video, games, sex, sexuality, presentation, lecture, daniel, floyd, scad, zero, punctuation, art,...
The episode opens with a machinima of Team Fortress 2 (TF2). After this, Jeremy, Kyle and Dave attend a Gamer Army lecture by Teh_Masterer, which Jeremy finds boring. Jeremy and Kyle then visit Anastasia. Though Jeremy deleted her character, Anastasia has assumed her account was hacked, and thus is not mad - on the contrary, the time away from WoW has changed her attitude completely. Later, Jeremy excitedly prepares for the release of Halo 3 in his apartment, and then goes to the mall to... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, Team Fortress 2, Gamer Army, World of Warcraft, Halo 3, Machinima
It started as a presentation for an art history class at SCAD, but it has become the first episode in a series of video game lectures. Format inspired by Zero Punctuation reviews. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: video, games, story, storytelling, presentation, narrative, evolved, daniel, floyd, scad, zero,...
These are the 3 ending videos and the middle-of-the-plot "Would You Kindly..." movies from BioShock. These of course contain spoilers. See the segments list for more information on which clip is what. All the files can be downloaded in the original BIK format from the All HTTP Files link, and the converted MPEG4 versions can be downloaded below. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: BioShock, Ending, In game video, 2K Boston, 2K Australia
All 123 cutscene files from the original Red Alert by Westwood Entertianment as found off the CD versions of the original Red Alert, the expansions Counterstrike and The Aftermath, as well as the Playstation version Retaliation. There are the various mission briefings, prolog to the game, game intros and 3d rendered cutscene videos. The videos did not have specific titles, and the description of most are available from the filename itself (eg: ally1.avi is for the first Allied mission briefing,... Topics: Red Alert, Cutscenes, Intro, Westwood Studios, Joseph D. Kucan, In game video
The beginning of the episode is a Call of Duty 2 skit, featuring FPS Doug and Jeremy playing as soldiers. They make a reference to Pulp Fiction; Doug says "[m]an, I hope you don't have a watch in your ass". Also, the skit bears a resemblance to the ending of Red vs Blue Episode 8. After the skit, Kyle decides to do an episode solely centering around Dave, because of his online popularity. The next scene involves FPS Doug receiving a new weapon from a friend of Teh_Masterer, and it... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, Call of Duty 2, Parody, Taxi Driver, Pulp Fiction
This episode is shot in reverse order. It begins with Jeremy's younger self playing with a NES Controller and meeting Doug (who is playing with a NES Zapper). The scene is set previous to the pilot episode with Jeremy wearing his old ubergamer shirt. Kyle needs some footage for his University course and makes a deal with Jeremy to be filmed for one day, saying at the end "Nothing bad will come of it". A montage, reminiscent of the Lost intro, showing the season's previous greatest... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, Micro, C&C3, Command and Conquer, Xbox 360, Wii, EA, Headshot
As a prologue, the episode begins with a homage to Back to the Future and Jeremy playing Rock Band. In order to make some money, Jeremy goes to a local computer shop and sells the parts that he has earned in tournaments—a practice that The_Masterer frowns upon. After selling the prizes, the pair go out for breakfast, where Kyle tries to lecture Jeremy on the value of money. On the way to T-Bag's house, Jeremy encounters a man and in a dream sequence, and they battle with Guitar Hero and Rock... Topics: Pure Pwnage, Video Games, Guitar Hero, Rock Band, Call of Duty 4
http://www.edge-online.com/blogs/video-the-uncanny-valley The fourth entry in my series of video "lectures," made in association with EDGE and game designer James Portnow. Format inspired by Zero Punctuation reviews. I can be reached at floydo_animation at yahoo dot com. Topics: video, games, uncanny, valley, presentation, lecture, daniel, floyd, zero, punctuation, edge,...
NOTICE: I have permission from one of the people that helped out last year's /v/GAs to upload this and further to license it under CC BY-SA. _____________________________________________ After almost ten weeks of planning, organizing, coding, voting, video editing, writing, and voice acting, the 2011 /v/idya Gaem Award ceremony is finally complete. Hosted by Duke, the 100 minute ceremony also features Nyanners acting as announcer. There are 26 awards to be handed out, 15 community contributed... Topics: awards, video games, 2011, vga